Izzy the Bootblack

Izzy the Bootblack started blacking by working at shine stand in Milwaukee in 1991 for a local cobbler shop, and then worked in the shop doing repairs and finish work.  She continued to black for friends and family until she found a place within the community in 2002.  She holds the titles of Great Lakes Bootblack 2003 and International Bootblack 2004, and now blacks full time at a classic barbershop in Milwaukee, having starting there back in 2011.









Izzy the Bootblack will be presenting the following workshops at Sin 2017:
  • Bootblacking 101
  • Advanced Bootblacking